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Will Crowdfunding Create Jobs?

Remember when the JOBS Act was passed and some people laughed that this was a pretty weak attempt by Congress to pass full employment ┬álegislation (they’ve since yanked unemployment ┬ábenefits from the long term unemployed as of December 31, 2013). … Continue reading

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Melding Crowdfunding With Crowdsourcing

Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing merge at Bountysource, a website that brings projects and freelance programmers together. This site is owned by Github, a VC (Andreesen/Horowitz) backed company that charges a flat 10% fee on all bounties placed. It works like this: … Continue reading

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